Chapter 126 Part 1

    Yun Ruo Xue had not expected that Steward Zhao was actually a thankless wretch During those years when her mother had promoted him to be the supervisor of Yun Xiang Fu he was extremely respectful towards both mother and daughter. However, a few days after her mother had died, such useless wretch had used his position to bully others as he adhere himself to Yun Qian Meng, taking advice from Yun Qian Meng's words and becoming increasingly disrespectful towards her. He had actually followed Yun Qian Meng's orders by commanding the old women and servant girls to forcibly let her wear the wedding dress that she had worn during that wedding day.

    "Zhao De, you cruel and unscrupulous animal, my mother had trusted you before but she just recently died and you've gone too far by throwing her corpse out of Xiang Fu. Now you take orders from that slutty Yun Qian Meng and treat me like this! You will be damned! No wonder your sons were all useless, as it turns out the root cause of all this was you. You hypocrite threatening others with the use of your powers you really don't know yourself anymore going so far as to treat me like this. Wait until I get back to Wang Ye not to mention you alone but also Yun Qian Meng will one day kneel down before and beg for mercy!" Yun Ruo Xue was twisting her body, refusing to let those old women with rough hands to help her dress up.

    She had truly had never expected that the wedding dress that she had worn during the wedding ceremony with Chen Wang on that day was still being kept here, Now that this useless person Zhao De had rummage through it and had put it on her again, making Yun Ruo Xue to get ready to be humiliated. All things that had happened in the ceremonial hall rushed back to her mind and all sorts of arguments that Chen Wang and Chu Fei Yang had because of Yun Qian Meng were there as if the scene before her eyes had  emerged into her mind. Because of that  Yun Ruo Xue felt that wearing this dress was extremely ironical and her hatred toward Yun Qian Meng penetrated even more deeply to her bones.

    Steward Zhao just stood outside the door allowing Yun Ruo Xue to yell and rain curses at him. Yet he was holding a delighted smile on his face and from time to time he would tag along with Yun Ruo Xue's words and throw in a few comments "Er Xiaojie , you were always regarding yourself as Chen Wang's Ce Fei, but where can you see a Ce Fei like you who would make a big fuss calling other people sluts? With your behavior, not to mention obtaining the love from Chen Wang Ye but perhaps after entering Chen Wang Fu you might be desolated. It will be better for you to take some rest. Don't cause too much trouble to the old women, hurry up and put on the wedding dress. Let humble servant accompany you back to Chen Wang Fu."

    Hearing those extremely humiliating words from Steward Zhao, Yun Ruo Xue felt her both eyes went dizzy. How will she able to know that Steward Zhao, who was always reverent and respectful towards her, would actually mock her like this. Her heart was suddenly angered. Facing that old woman who had torn open her original clothes she gave her a big slap on the face, after which she abused roundly "What kind of thing are you, how dare you touched me? Shitty thing, having the same morality and conduct as Zhao De, who dared to make rough and coarse actions on me! You have messed with the wrong person!"

    This pozi was chosen by Steward Zhao from among the woodchoppers on purpose. She was absolutely not familiar with the tasks concerned with the serving of the masters such as bathing and changing clothes . In addition to Yun Ruo Xue's clothes which were all famous and valuable but were made of extremely light and soft materials it would naturally unable to sustain the vigorous pulling from the old women. With just one light pull Yun Ruo Xue's outer clothing had been torn with a huge hole on it. Yun Ruo Xue got so angry that she glared at the old woman with those blade-like eyes, wishing she could kill this old thing who had humiliated her.

    "Er Xiaojie, you must not be too picky. If you behave this way when you enter Chen Wang Fu, perhaps even those rough pozi won't come and serve you either! Nubi was considering your needs, hoping you will be able to adapt to it in the future!" Steward Zhao was able to hear the movements inside the room Also having heard Yun Ruo Xue comparing him with those rough old women, who were even lower than those third rank servant girls, his heart was overflowed  with hatred. Therefore grabbing the opportunity while Yun Ruo Xue was still inside Xiang Fu he mocked and jeered at her even more.

    "Bastard!" But what he got was just more insults from Yun Ruo Xue.

    Having heard Yun Ruo Xue's continuously struggling voice inside, Steward Zhao behaved calmly and without any tension.  Yet,  his eyes looked a bit vicious as they were bearing a ferocious desire that was uneasily detected while he spoke "In Er Xiaojie's  eyes nubi shall  naturally be worse than a dog or a pig. However, these animals also own their lives. During those days in order for me to help Su Yiniang and Er Xiaojie I had allowed the son of my sworn brother to get close to Da Xiaojie.  Yet unexpectedly, that relative of mine had died an unnatural death. And after I have received those news how did Su Yiniang and Er Xiaojie treat nubi? And what have you done to that relative of mine?Xiaojie, if you considered me as a bastard then how about you and Su Yiniang? Perhaps she might be not as good as bastards!"

    "You......" Yun Ruo Xue had not expected that Steward Zhao would talk about those old debts and for a moment she was angered unable to say even a word. Exactly at this time the old women had finished assisting her in changing clothes. A few old women having matchless strengths immediately stuffed a handkerchief inside her mouth and also used a cord to tie up her both hand and feet, then pressured Yun Ruo Xue, who was twisting endlessly, out of the door.

    "Er Xiaojie, I urge you to stay put so as to avoid those clumsy hands of the old women hurting you! Besides, nubi will now send you back to Chen Wang Fu. Was it not your wish to return? Why aren't you willing anymore?" Seeing Yun Ruo Xue cutting a sorry figure Steward Zhao's heart was extremely delighted. Knowing that Yun Ruo Xue's both eyes could only just stare at him, he no longer had to listen to her noisy voice Steward Zhao's heart was entirely free from worry. Waving his hand at the few old women they forcibly pushed Yun Ruo Xue inside the palanquin. Then he instructed the manservants to deliver Yun Ruo Xue to Chen Wang Fu.

    When the palanquin had reached the doorway of the Chen Wang Fu a servant boy went ahead and said a few words to the doorman. Those old women immediately untied the cords that were wrapped around Yun Ruo Xue's hands and feet. Then they quickly left while leaving the palanquin behind.

    "You......" Watching everyone leave her one by one Yun Ruo Xue was about to rain curses very loudly. However, she found out that she was standing exactly in front of Chen Wang Fu. Therefore, she immediately shut her mouth. Kneading the marks in her both hands which were being strapped tightly by the rope she took out the silk handkerchief from her sleeve to cover her face as she walked out from the palanquin. Arriving at the main gate of the Chen Wang Fu she arrogantly spoke to the doorman "Open the door at once!"

    That doorman was just a child and e had never seen such shrewish woman before. Even though Yuan De Tai Fei was usually cold but she was still unlike the arrogant and bossy Yun Ruo Xue. With unwillingness the boy replied "Who are you? Wang Ye had instructed me to not let any unfamiliar person enter the residence!"

    Having heard what was said, Yun Ruo Xue's anger rush forth to her heart. That hand which was hidden beneath the sleeve was restrained back as to avoid from hitting  someone with it. She then tried her best to maintain her voice calm and said "I am Wang Ye's Ce Fei, due to recent family matters I had temporarily return back to Yun Xiang Fu for a few days. Presumably, you still don't know anything about it!"

    That doorman tilted his head and thought for a while yet he still did not move aside which irritated  Yun Ruo Xue. She was about to get angry when she heard the galloping sound of the horse hoofs from behind. She turned around to look and actually saw Jiang Mu Chen coming back from court. For a moment Yun Ruo Xue was delighted. Immediately arranging her hair and clothes a she stood  aside and then bowed down before Chen Wang who was walking towards the door. In a light voice she said "Greetings, Wang Ye!"

    Jiang Mu Chen had not expected Yun Ruo Xue to behave shamelessly like this. She had actually come to his door. His face darkend cold air emanated from his whole body, frightening that little doorman. The doorman quickly lowered his head down as his heart was feeling glad. Fortunately he had not let this person come inside earlier or else this time Wang Ye might also drive him away from Chen Wang Fu.

    Jiang Mu Chen just coldly glanced at Yun Ruo Xue. Then after that he lifted his feet and stepped inside Chen Wang Fu......

    However, before he could take one step forward his path was blocked by Yun Ruo Xue who was wearing a red wedding dress. Yun Ruo Xue with an extremely desolated face immediately knelt down before Chen Wang  and said "Wang Ye, no matter how many bad things I've done but Ruo Xue is still the Ce Fei you had married into Chen Wang Fu. How could you be so cold-hearted?"

    He had not expected that she could actually block off his own path. Jiang Mu Chen slightly lowered down his head, seeing Yun Ruo Xue had dared to wear that wedding dress that he had personally picked for Yun Qian Meng his face turned even colder. He then ruthlessly spoke "Get out of the way!"

    But what he said did not make Yun Ruo Xue to have any intention of backing out. Instead she suddenly threw herself at Chen Wang. Both of her hands were tightly hugging Chen Wang's right leg as she cried "Wang Ye, Ruo Xue knows that my sister is the only person in Wang Ye's heart! But my sister has already married Chu Xiang. That being the case, why don't you turn around and look at me? What my sister has Ruo Xue also had them. Why don't you show any patience and tenderness towards me?"

    While speaking, Yun Ruo Xue started to sob quietly. The beauty shedding her tears had suddenly made those passers-bys on the streets to point the finger of blame towards Chen Wang. All of them had thought that Chen Wang must have abandoned her and as a result this woman came to seek justice.

    If Yun Ruo Xue had not said these words Chen Wang could have only just treated her coldly. However, since Yun Ruo Xue had made this matter public during this time which made Chen Wang to be regarded as the butt of public criticism. For a moment all the people felt the temperature in the surrounding area plummeted. Then they suddenly realized that this person was actually the current Chen Wang. One by one they were frightened dare not stay any further in that place.  Covering their faces they quickly left the place.

    Jiang Mu Chen did not react in the same way as the previous incident wherein he had lifted his foot and kicked Yun Ruo Xue. He instead bent down his waist with a calm face. Stretching out a hand he lifted up her delicate chin, watching that small face filled with tears his eyes remained calm.

    "Wang Ye......" Yun Ruo Xue's heart felt delighted as she thought that Chen Wang was being touched by her sincerity. Although tears were still gathering  inside her eyes but her sound of her sobbing had gradually stopped. Moreover Chen Wang actually was handsome and being stared at by him Yun Ruo Xue could not help but blush as for a moment she felt very shy.

    "Ning Feng, strip off her wedding dress and throw her out of Chen Wang Fu! In the future if she was to approach the main gate of Chen Wang Fu instruct the archers to release the arrows!" Unexpectedly, during the moment when Yun Ruo Xue felt some hope in her heart the cruel commanding voice of Jiang Mu Chen echoed beside her ears.

    Before she could struggle, Yun Ruo Xue's body was being pulled away by the two guards which permitted her to see Jiang Mu Chen step inside the Chen Wang Fu with her own eyes.

    "Wang Ye, don't be deluded about it anymore! Yun Qian Meng is already married. Even if you don't like it this will still be a fact! Now that you've married me, even if you are unwilling to I am still Chen Wang Fu's Ce Fei! Or else my father will certainly not give up just like that!" Jiang Mu Chen's actions suddenly provoked the anger out from Yun Ruo Xue. This hatred and jealousy inside her heart was already enough to make Yun Ruo Xue lose her rationality and normal judgement. No matter who was standing in front of her the only thing that she could think of was to have her revenge towards the other person involved.

    But Jiang Mu Chen was not an ordinary person. He certainly was not afraid of Yun Xuan Zhi. Moreover he would not be intimidated but Yun Ruo Xue's threat. However, the foot which had been lifted retreated back once again his both hands hidden within his sleeves had already clenched into fists after hearing the names of 'Yun Qian Meng' and 'Chu Fei Yang'. With a vicious look in his eyes he slowly turned towards Yun Ruo Xue. Using an extremely cold voice he said "Are you qualified enough to compare yourself with Yun Qian Meng? What are you waiting for do your task without delay or would you all like to be punished under the military law?"

    A few guards hearing Chen Wang speaking in such manner had their hearts tens up. Without saying anything further they stretched out their hands and grabbed Yun Ruo Xue's clothes.

    With a tearing sound the wedding dress worn on Yun Ruo Xue's body was being torn apart.  Then after an instant without blinking the eyes that red colored wedding dress became pieces of clothes being thrown around her whole body.

    'Bang......' The sound of the main gate closing had called the attention to Yun Ruo Xue. Today she not only was unable to set foot inside the Chen Wang Fu, she was also being ruthlessly humiliated by Jiang Mu Chen. Looking at the white silk clothes on her body Yun Ruo Xue's tears fell down like rain. Unable to withstand being ashamed and resentful she suddenly stood up. In spite of the awkward situation she threw herself towards that huge door painted in vermilion. She exerted all her strength  to knock the door while roaring loudly "Jiang Mu Chen, open the door. How could you treat me like this? You are not a human, not a human......"

    However, no matter how hard Yun Ruo Xue knocked and yelled that big door which was tightly shut never opened until she was completely exhausted. She then slid down to sit on the ground with her face full of tears. After which she tightly embraced her own body and  started to cry loudly......

    "Oh! Who is this girl? She looks really beautiful!" This time a frivolous voice echoed beside Yun Ruo Xue's ears.

    Suddenly lifting up her head Yun Ruo Xue saw a few beggars with tattered clothes closely staring back at her with eyes containing an indecent look. A look which caused Yun Ruo Xue to feel disgusted. She immediately lowered down her head and looked yet discovered that her clothes were disheveled. That white inner clothing simply was unable to cover up her bright and tender skin. Her close-fitting pink undergarment was faintly exposed in front of the outsiders' eyes, frightening Yun Ruo Xue as she totally forgot that she was still crying. Her both hands exerting efforts to haul her inner clothing. Her mouth was trembling uncontrollably as she was trying to chase those filthy beggars away "Go away, don't you all know who I am? If you don't want to die then you must get lost!"

    "Pooh (spit), don't pretend to behave like an innocent woman. The obscene look on your face when you were embracing Chen Wang earlier a few of us had already saw it very clearly. Too bad Chen Wang didn't ever look at you,but you still regarded yourself highly! If it wasn't for your looks which looked somehow acceptable, we wouldn't even cast a glance at you!" While speaking a beggar who was leading the group stretched out a fatty hand and touched Yun Ruo Xue's smooth and delicate face. Suddenly his sensual desire was aroused by that delicate touch. With lustful eyes he advanced towards Yun Ruo Xue step by step.

    "Ah...... What are you doing? Get out......" Being really frightened by that beggar's disrespectful actions Yun Ruo Xue waved her both hands trying to drive away the person in front of her. At the same time she prepared to turn around and ask for Jiang Mu Chen's help but before she could speak again a filthy cloth smeared with medicinal herb had covered her mouth. Instantly Yun Ruo Xue had closed both of her eyes and stopped struggling. Those beggars exposed  contented smiles in their eyes and with nimble actions they carried Yun Ruo Xue up then left the gates of Chen Wang Fu......

    And during this time upon receiving the information regarding the arrival of Su Yuan. Yun Xuan Zhi was feeling unhappy.

    After all, being restored to his official post he was still the first-rank prime minister,and Su Yuan was still the second-rank minister of the Ministry of Justice. However, Su Yuan was relying on Chen Wang's power and had no  respect towards him, going in and out of Yun Xiang Fu freely just like his own Su Fu. He only allowed the steward to inform the master after entering Yun Xiang Fu.

    With Su Yuan acting in a free  and unorganized way, and being disrespectful made Yun Xuan Zhi feel utterly humiliated in front of his daughter and son-in-law. His heart was feeling even more annoyed.

    However, events that took place earlier regarding Yun Xuan Mo being taken away by the Chief Magistrate of the Capital and being especially sentenced into an exile had made Yun Xuan Zhi's heart secretly rejoiced. The two brother had animosity against each other for so many years. Yun Xuan Zhi had lost because he was unable to get the love from their mother yet he had won on the aspect of his official career. Now with Chu Fei Yang as his son-in-law, it was like gaining the most precious treasure for Yun Xuan Zhi. Everything handled by  Chu Fei Yang's would become as simple as peeling a cabbage.

    Thinking about that shameless Yun Yi Yi who had actually set her target on Chu Fei Yang in the end she was being delivered by Chu Fei Yang to that death penalty convict. Yun Xuan Zhi's gloomy eyes gradually exposed a deligthed look. Yet, before he stepped inside the guest room he straightened up his facial expression and with a calm face he walked inside.

    Su Yuan was sitting all alone in a chair on the right side of the guest room His facial expression was extremely ugly as those cloudy eyes were concealed with anger that appeared as if it was on the verge of exploding. Even though he had clearly seen Yun Xuan Zhi stepping inside the guest room  he still refused to stand as  his eyes just slightly glanced at Yun Xuan Zhi. Su Yuan's mouth slowly spoke these words in an extremely mocking tone "Now that if one intended to meet Yun Xiang, it is even harder than reaching the sky!"

    Yun Xuan Zhi was in a good mood. Now that he had truly gained the support from Chu Fei Yang he would no longer have to be cautious towards Su Yuan in order to avoid Chen Wang.

    After all, facing Chu Fei Yang and Jiang Mu Chen these two persons were equally matched regardless of strength or status. And if Yun Ruo Xue was able to formally become Chen Wang's Ce Fei then in this life he will be free from worries. Su Yuan would just be nothing as that Su Qian Yue was already a fallen woman and was no longer a threat. The one who would stand up straight in the end would it still not be Yun Xuan Zhi himself?

    Thinking about this Yun Xuan Zhi's mood became increasingly carefree and with an unstoppable air of arrogance he crossed over Su Yuan then proceeded to take the master's seat. With a calm face he sat down and took a cup of hot tea from the servant girl. He then  took a sip afterwhich he gestured his hand allowing for all the servant girls to retreat from the room. He then silently waited for Su Yuan to speak again.

    Su Yuan came here today not only because of the matter concerning Su Qing but also because of the incident that had happened inside the prison of the Ministry of Justice.

    Initially he thought that with Yun Xuan Zhi's arrival he would at least he be given an explanation about these two matters yet unexpectedly the person involved was becoming more and more arrogant. From the moment he walked inside the guest room, he had not looked him straightly in the eyes. At this moment it appeared that he had planned in advance to wait for him to make his plea. For a moment Su Yuan was in a bad mood and then he dilly-dallied on with Yun Xuan Zhi. He wanted to see how long would Yun Xuan Zhi endure his will.

    For a moment only the sounds of the tea pouring, tea drinking, and placing the teacup could be heard inside the entire guest room. The two of them were both keeping their cool waiting for each other to take the lead and start to talk.

    "Xiang Ye, it's noon time now, would you like to dine with Da Xiaojie  and Chu Xiang in Qi Luo Yuan, or would you like to have your lunch here alone inside the guest room?" The time had gradually passed by and this time Steward Zhao came inside, gently and cautiously he was using a voice that would make Su Yuan to be able to clearly hear as he inquired with Yun Xuan Zhi.

    Hearing Steward Zhao speaking,\ there was finally a transformation in Su Yuan's ugly but calm face. He sneered as his fierce eyes directly glared at Steward Zhao's fawning face. Su Yuan then coldly said "Steward Zhao you are becoming more dominant now. Why don't you think about those times when someone had pitied you, and chose you to be the Steward of Yun Xiang Fu! Yet, unexpectedly that person had raised up a thankless wretch like you. Seeing that my meimei had lost her authority you had also threw stones at her when she fell down a well. Now you had also instructed people to leave her corpse in the doorway of my Su Fu. You are quite good with your own capability. Indeed you had never respected me either! Now that you are trying to pressure me with your very own Da Xiaojie do you think that I'm only afraid of that girl Yun Qian Meng? You are truly like a dog who knows how to guard the door!"

    Being criticized by Su Yuan like that despite the fact that Steward Zhao was a shameless person but he looked at bit ugly on his face. He could only stand in front of the two person while hanging down his head, not daring to speak any word further.

    "Why do you have to be angry, Governor Su? I haven't opened my mouth to speak yet Governor Su you were even more anxious than me! In the past Meng'er was merely an honorable daughter of Yun Xiang Fu but now that she is the Furen managing the household in Chu Xiang Fu regarding your spoken words earlier, Governor Su, wouldn't it be better for you to amend them? Don't tell me that offending Chu Xiang is also part of your plan?" Yun Xuan Zhi coldly glanced at Su Yuan who was unable to hold back anymore. He spoke with a cheerful tone of voice which was concealed with mockery.

    And Su Yuan seeing Yun Xuan Zhi was unable to restrain himself from mentioning Chu Fei Yang the corner of his mouth immediately sneered. After which he retorted back "A while ago I was still wondering why Yun Xiang had managed to stay calm as it turns out it was because you have Chu Xiang as your support, feeling that a poor relative like me being useless to you.This truly has made me feel bitterly disappointed! For the purpose of winning the favor of Yun Qian Meng and Chu Fei Yang you had actually threw out your wife's corpse out of Yun Xiang Fu after she stood by your side for all these years. You had truly opened my eyes and increased my knowledge!"

    'Pak!' When Su Yuan blurted out these words, the sound of beating the table echoed within the guest room.

    Frightening Steward Zhao as his body slightly trembled. He lifted his head to look and saw Yun Xuan Zhi's face had turned red. His eyes staring fiercely at the sneering Su Yuan as anger rushed forth in his whole body.

    "Su Yuan, you are too presumptuous! In the imperial court I am a first-rank prime minister, while you are a second-rank ministerr! Offending your superior this way, don't you think I don't know who is actually the one relying on other people's power! With respect to Su Qing in the past I had endured them all but now that you've become even more arrogant, speaking rudely in front of me, do you think that having your own supporter you can do everything as you please? And besides, Su Qing was Yun Xiang Fu's concubine from the beginning until the end. For the sake of our mutual affection during those years I didn't allow my men to throw her corpse elsewhere. Yet, you still fuss over those minor matters, that truly disappoints me! And after all these years that Su Qing had stayed inside the Xiang Fu, the things that she had done, I don't think the older brother like you didn't know anything about them. Or perhaps, you had also participated in them! One of them was slaughtering the furen, the criminal charge for murdering my son born from the first wife, it was already sufficient enough to make your Su family suffer. However, I'm very tolerant as I didn't investigate further, yet you are still unforgiving. Why don't you explain it to me, was it because I'm being unfair towards the Su family, or your Su family was being ashamed of me?" Yun Xuan Zhi's official post was higher than Su Yuan, and because Su Qing had obtained his affection and he was being courteous towards Su Yuan. But after all, being in a high position for so many years, being repeatedly provoked by someone because of his position and dignity was unforgivable.

    In addition, with Chu Fei Yang being his support right now, Yun Xuan Zhi was even more being able to secure in the knowledge that he had his backing. Particularly during the recent incident when we was being imprisoned, which was directly related to Su Yuan, Yun Xuan Zhi hated this person bitterly because he had stabbed him in the back. And as a result he shall be held accountable today for the old and new grudges. Now, he would like to see how Su Yuan would explain these things himself!

    With this strict interrogation, Su Yuan only snorted coldly.

    Now that had he relied on Chen Wang, his daughter was about to marry into Fu Guo Gong Fu, claiming connections with the royal family. His status will never be the same anymore.

    Although Yun Qian Meng had a maternal aunt who became an Empress Dowager but after all the Empress Dowager never had a son. Even if Emperor Yu Qian respected the Empress Dowager as his Mother Empress, but within the harem, even the real mother and the child can also become enemies with each other, not to mention this pair of false mother and son. Consequently, strictly speaking, Su Yuan would become the real relative of the royal family and Yun Xuan Zhi was just a fox that exploited the tiger's might.

    As for Chu Fei Yang, does Yun Xuan Zhi think that Chu Fei Yang would be well-regarded all his life? During the ancient times, how many emperors would felt at ease while having a person with a different family name holding a massive military force? Now he thought that Yun Qian Meng had married a prestigious family but in the future perhaps even Yun Xuan Zhi would never know how they had died!

    After Yun Xuan Zhi saw the disdainful look on Su Yuan's face, his heart was suddenly annoyed. He rushed towards Steward Zhao and commanded "Allow the kitchen to send the food to Qi Luo Yuan Let Da Xiaojie to have her meal alone with Chu Xiang. No need to wait for me!"

    Hearing Yun Xuan Zhi's bad tone of voice Steward Zhao immediately nodded his head and agreed. He was about to turn around yet he was called back by Yun Xuan Zhi as he instructed again "In the future entering or exiting my Yun Xiang Fu you have to open your eyes wider. Don't just allow any cat or dog to come inside, so as to avoid making my place dirty!"

    Yun Xuan Zhi was really getting angry and Steward Zhao could only nod his head. After which he immediately retreated out from the guest room.

    "Yun Xiang is quite arrogant. Are you saying these words for the purpose of making me hear them! Humph!" Watching Yun Xuan Zhi while he was strutting around Su Yuan sneered at him incessantly.

    "Whether I am arrogant or not it is none of your business, Governor Su! Although, Governor Su's power based on your official post had excessively pushed down on me, making me feel confused occasionally. With Governor Su as the high official of the Ministry of Justice your arrogance was actually greater than Wang Ye's. Earlier when I came you hadn't stood up to greet me maybe some other day in front of His Majesty Governor Su will also behave like this?" Yun Xuan Zhi answered back sarcastically.

    Yun Xuan Zhi was originally a literary official also the top-scorer of the literary competition during those years. In addition to his many years of experience in the royal court he was naturally eloquent. He was just being courteous towards Su Yuan because of considering his affection towards Su Qing but now that Su Qing was already dead and in addition to the matter regarding Su Qing murdering his very first son, it had caused Yun Xuan Zhi to harbor hate in his heart. Naturally he would not give respect to Su Yuan even his spoken words were extremely incisive. For a moment Su Yuan, who was an expert in punishing people, was unable to respond.

    Watching Su Yuan who seemed to be a bit distracted Yun Xuan Zhi continued "Governor Su, do you think that I really had no idea about who was the person behind the incident of the entire Xiang Fu being imprisoned due to an accusation? You and I had been attending the Imperial Court together for so many years. Also because of Su Qing we were also associated with each other for a long time. Su Yuan, about your personal character, do you think I still not thoroughly  understand it? You always get along with those who follow you and kill those who would go against you. People only have to observe those bones of the dead inside the prison cell of the Ministry of Justice and they would know that you are a very vicious and merciless person! But you have chosen the wrong target. Do you think that choosing the time when Chu Fei Yang was out of the capital you could capture the entire Yun Xiang Fu in one go? Do you think that I, Yun Xuan Zhi, had relied on other people's power to climb to my current position? It was because I had tolerated your behavior for so many years, which had caused you to forget your own standing, applying your own scheme on me! This time you weren't able to fulfill Chen Wang's wish, do you think that Chen Wang will simply let you slip away from it? And because of Meng'er you had offended Chu Fei Yang, do you think Chu Fei Yang will generously forgive you! At this moment you still have the face to sit inside my house to mock and ridicule me, Su Yuan, why don't you check how many heads you have, so that it would be enough for the two of them to chop them off!"

    Such kind of trick to attack the heart, Yun Xuan Zhi had brought it to the point of perfection but what he had said were also the facts.

    Because of his spoken words, Su Yuan's face looked even uglier. Even his heart was beating furiously.

    During these few days he had been living in fear and trepidation. after all Chen Wang had already by mistake thought that he was the one who delivered Yun Ruo Xue to Chen Wang Fu. And with regards to the matter that he deliberately entrap Yun Xuan Zhi allowing Yun Qian Meng to go to jail, perhaps he had also incurred hatred from Chu Fei Yang.

    Yet these two people had not made any new moves recently, h could it be because they were still trying to find evidences by prolonging the time on purpose? Or perhaps they intended to hit the right target by taking his life?

    With this analysis, Su Yuan's heart suddenly trembled. If he only needed to face Chu Fei Yang he still had a little bit of odds of success but if Chen Wang also refused to protect him, perhaps his entire Su Fu would also suffer along with him.

    The more he thought the more Su Yuan's mind became even more confused. Only to blame his steward who came to report to him earlier, saying that the manservant of Yun Xiang Fu had thrown Su Qing's corpse by the doorway of Su Fu. Then with his heart filled with anger he rushed over here. However, he had not delicately thought this  series of events through and that led to these consequences.

    For a moment Su Yuan's heart was greatly confused. Yet, now that he had broken off his relationship with Yun Xuan Zhi, the other person involved might not pay attention to him. A feeling of hard struggle without support suddenly  appeared and made Su Yuan to get caught up with a  feeling that made him feel as if on the edge of an impasse. Suddenly he could no longer sit down as he wanted to get up and leave. Yet, unexpectedly Steward Zhao came in again striding quick steps.

    "Xiangye!" Steward Zhao appeared to be a bit hesitant as he had a look which was different from his usual wise one.  Even his voice expressed  cautiousness.

    "What's the matter?" This time Yun Xuan Zhi was in his carefree mood due to having had defeated Su Yuan. Thereforewith just a simple glance at Steward Zhao he had not noticed the slight changes in him.

    Hearing Yun Xuan Zhi's interrogation Steward Zhao casted a sidelong glance towards Su Yuan, afterwhich he quietly proceeded beside Yun Xuan Zhi. Using an extremely low voice he said a few things which caused  Yun Xuan Zhi's eyes to immediately sink.  The delighted look in his eyes earlier was already being replaced by anger and with cold rays emitting out from his eyes he stared at Steward Zhao and dangerously confirmed "Is this true?"

    Being glanced by those terrifying Yun Xuan Zhi's eyes  Steward Zhao's heart trembled. Suddenly he nodded his head which was on the verge of falling down.

    Such kind of matter why would a steward like him dared to fabricate it? Yet, he had not expected that  Chen Wang would be so heartless. Based on Da Xiaojie's words he had delivered Yun Ruo Xue to Chen Wang Fu. Although he himself was angered after being scolded by Yun Ruo Xue earlier but Yun Ruo Xue was an honorable daughter of Yun Xiang Fu after all yet unexpectedly Chen Wang had not even give Yun Xiang face. It indeed had caused other people to feel scared.

    Su Yuan had noticed that Yun Xuan Zhi's facial complexion had turned extremely ugly. His heart was puzzled and then he was about to speak he saw Yun Xuan Zhi's both gloomy eyes suddenly glanced at him. After which he heard Yun Xuan Zhi coldly giving him the notice to leave "If there's no other concerns, Governor Su you may take your leave! My Xiang Fu is too small to fit in a huge god like you!"

    After speaking Yun Xuan Zhi got up. Leading Steward Zhao they left the guest room.

    Chapter 126 Part 1 Stewards Revenge, Ruo Xue is Abused
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